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The Nude Male: 21st Century Visions

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David Leddick, the popular and acclaimed author of 2001’s Male Nude Now, brings us the latest and most current survey of the male nude form, as seen through the eyes of today’s most important and influential artists who recognize the inherent physical and emotional beauty of the subject. This collection showcases such prominent photographers and illustrators as David Hockn ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 23rd 2008 by Universe
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Grady
Jan 04, 2009 Grady rated it it was amazing
David Leddick Continues His Important Art Survey of the Male Nude

Few writers have so consistently illuminated the history of the controversy of the male nude in art as David Leddick. For more than ten years Leddick has not only written excellent novels and biographies and monographs of fascinating individual artists, but he has also educated the public with his very fine art books combining photography with all forms of visual art dealing with the changing appreciation and acceptance of the male
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I seldom find much "art" in the exploration of the male nude, including those of Mapplethorpe, Ritts, Lynes...etc and now, Leddick. In my opinion, the focus on male nudes tends too much toward gay-related themes; e.g., the male is posed in sweaty, muscular, seductive, sexual or virulent postures that suggests "man-to-man power". The models are above-average, well endowed with semi-to-erect phalluses, or in compromising poses that compete with the best homosexual come-on ads. Were these poses mea ...more
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David Leddick is the author of several novels as well as several highly-regarded art photography books. His novels include "My Worst Date," "Never Eat In," "The Sex Squad," "The Handsomest Man in the World," and his art compilations include "The Male Nude", "Secrets of the Chorus" which was mounted in a concert production in 2003 and is at work on two other musicals. Leddick was formerly worldwide ...more
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